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Updated: 25/10/16

Local Manningtree attractions

Flatford National Trust Little Bromley St Mary the Virgin Churches Conservation Trust and Little Wenham All Saints Churches Conservation Trust are situated in Manningtree.

Elmsett, Whatfield Rd Airport is 10 miles from Manningtree. Clacton Airport is 12 miles and Elmsett Airport is 10 miles away. The nearest station to Manningtree is Manningtree.

The most convenient hospital for Manningtree is Defoe Day Colchester.


We are trying to find an affordable Manningtree conveyancing quote. What do we need to consider?


Various firms purport to offer theoretically cheap conveyancing. Unfortunately extra fees are often hiding in the solicitor's terms which unwary homeowners fail to check. Any additional fees listed in terms and conditions should be reasonable. The disbursements to be paid should also be clearly stated on your quote. Our quotes clearly state all legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.


I am intending to buy in Manningtree. How can we establish whether the house is in a designated conservation area?


Locales deemed to be of architectural or historic interest, such as 18th century suburbs, will be recorded as conservation areas. The conveyancing lawyer handling your purchase should be able to provide more details and discuss what specific restrictions are in place.


Is contaminated land an issue for many residential properties in Manningtree?

Manningtree property can be contaminated by a broad range of human activities, like brine works or pollution incidents. An environmental search will offer more detail.


Should we select a law firm put forward by our estate agent?


Agent referrals are a common path whereby buyers get a solicitor, however, these referrals should be compared against alternatives, as the agent may prefer to suggest whichever firm pays the most per referral, not the best solicitor for your needs.


Can you state how to hold off paying stamp duty to the Revenue?


We do not recommend conveyancing clients arrange any form of stamp duty mitigation, as such schemes are often uneconomical and the HMRC can review a scheme up to 6 years after a sale is completed .


Is a home buyers survey advisable if we are purchasing a house in Manningtree?


It is strongly suggested that Manningtree buyers arrange a RICS surveyor to undertake a survey. A range problems can negatively affect a property. These can include dry rot or roof spread, and issues such as these are not likely to be investigated as part of the conveyancing itself.


If I am purchasing a Manningtree property on the same street as a 13th Century priory, will I need a chancel search?


In Manningtree, where land was once owned by a lay impropriators, new owners of that property may be obliged to fund upkeep of church property in the locality. Terms used in a property's name, like 'glebe', may indicate chancel liability. The solicitor acting on your behalf will confirm that a chancel search is appropriate.


How do I check whether the conservation area is in a poor state?


Conservation areas are designated by the local Tendring planning authority, who administer everything from including things like street guard rails, rear extensions and public spaces. English Heritage, a government body, have assembled a list about the state of conservation areas as well as the vulnerability of the area.